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This site is operated by and for Cupertino Amateur Radio Emergency Service (CARES) members interested in emergency preparedness and amateur radio communication. Visitors are welcome to check us out.


What's News!


Field Day right around the corner!

Cupertino ARES Field Day

Posted by Darryl KI6LDM, 4 Jun 2015

Are you ready for the 2015 Field Day? Interested trying your hand at HF, Packet, ATV, or Mesh networking? Then this Field Day is for you! Check out the plan as reviewed by Darryl KI6LDM at June CARES meeting. See the Field Day Review for the details.   More Details...


4th of July Fireworks Canceled

Posted by Allan KD6QPP, 27 May 2015

The City of Cupertino cancelled its annual Forth of July Fireworks event due to drought conditions. See the City statement for more details.   More Details...


Infrastructure Safety Assessment

Posted by Jim KN6PE, 16 May 2015

Fifteen CARES members turned out to execute the Infrastructure Safety Assessment (ISA) Process with excellent results. All assigned assets were found and reported. See the After Action Report for details!   More Details...


XSC-15-200 Missing Person Activation

Posted by Jim KN6PE, 25 Apr 2015

Cupertino Citizen Corps was activated to help search for a teenager who went missing on Monday April 20th. CERT, CARES, and MRC covered 4 Operational Periods over 3 days and logged over 340 hours in performing and managing the search. See the After Action Report for details.   More Details...


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Upcoming Activities


29 Jan 2022, GMRS Drill
Test GMRS communications from the ARKs to the EOC. 8:00am to 11:00am   

3 Feb 2022, Monthly Meeting
Net Control for the rest of us, 7:30p to 9:00p, by Teleconf   More Details...

3 Mar 2022, Monthly Meeting
Topic: TBD, 7:30p to 9:00p, by Teleconf   

7 Apr 2022, Monthly Meeting
Zonehaven Overview, 7:30p to 9:00p, by Teleconf   

16 Apr 2022, Big Bunny 5K
Annual Big Bunny 5K fun run, details pending   More Details...

5 May 2022, Monthly Meeting
Wildfire Evacuation Exercise Drill Prep, 7:30p to 9:00p, by Teleconf   

21 May 2022, Wildfire Evac Comm Exercise
Comm field deployment to support a local evacuation. 8:00am to 12:00pm   

2 Jun 2022, Monthly Meeting
Field Day Prep, 7:30p to 9:00p, by Teleconf   

25 Jun 2022, ARRL Field Day
8:00am to 5:00pm, Location to be determined   

4 Jul 2022, Forth of July PSE
CARES, CERT, and MRC support for Cupertino's annual Fireworks event. **PENDING**